Learning & training

North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...

Managers sweep harassment under the carpet, says CIPD report

Almost a quarter of employees believe that – despite the rise of movements such as #MeToo – bullying and harassment...

Why critics of the apprenticeship levy should back off

Critics of the apprenticeship levy need to understand the system is still new and employers are exploring what works.

‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

Why cultural training is vital for overseas assignments

Overseas projects often fail when employees and their families are not prepared for life abroad. Janette Hiscock looks at why...

Make the most of apprenticeships to build accountancy skills

PROMOTED | With skills shortages affecting multiple industries, it’s no surprise employers are growing their own talent...

Entry-level recruitment intentions slow down

Graduate and school-leaver recruitment intentions have slowed down substantially and could result in an overall drop in entry-level hires if...

How CIPD Chartered membership recognises you as a people professional

PROMOTED CONTENT | The start of the New Year brings about thoughts around reflection and setting goals for the coming year...

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‘Fake apprenticeships’ are turning training system into a farce

The UK's training system is becoming farcical with a levy system spiralling out of financial control - we need to learn from apprenticeships in Europe, claims report.

Graduates ‘lacking key skills’, HR managers say

One-fifth of graduates are unprepared for the workplace when they leave university, HR managers feel, and many lack crucial skills...

Rhys Owen Cardiff airport movers and shakers

Movers and shakers: Institute of Directors, Cardiff Airport and more

Personnel Today’s December update of appointments in the HR world includes the Institute of Directors’ emergence from turmoil after a...

Conservative voters more confident about career prospects

People who feel “politically homeless” have lower job confidence than those who identify with a particular political party, and Conservative...

Learnability: Is LQ the new IQ?

The concepts of IQ and EQ (emotional quotient) are well known by HR leaders, but should they be focusing their...

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